Document of the Week: Pompeo Buries U.S.-China Engagement Policy
A glimpse back at the beginning. Nixon and Kissinger’s vision of friendship with China is being put to rest by Trump administration.
Welcome Back to Kissinger’s World
Neoconservatism has died, and liberal internationalism is discredited. Perhaps it’s time to return to the ideas of one of the last century’s greatest realists.
Transcript Shows That Kissinger Dreaded All-Out Israeli Victory in Yom Kippur War
Then-U.S. secretary of state feared too much winning would make Israel harder to influence.
Document of the Week: Nixon’s Little-Known Crusade Against Genocide in Burundi
A 1972 memo downplaying the slaughter of Hutus in Burundi stirred an angry scrawled response from the president.
Why America Lost in Afghanistan
Successive U.S. administrations failed to heed the lessons of a forgotten counterinsurgency success story from Vietnam.
Did Camp David Doom the Palestinians?
A new diplomatic history argues that the United States, Egypt, and Israel prevented a Palestinian state from emerging. But leaders such as Yasser Arafat bear much of the blame.
Grand Strategy Is Overrated
Why President Trump shouldn’t necessarily heed the long-term vision of his own National Security Strategy.
How to Learn to Live With a Nuclear North Korea
The best chance for getting Pyongyang to give up its weapons is actually letting it have them.
Shunning Rule Book, Trump Pursues ‘Art of the Deal’ With China
Experts say 'risky and dangerous' approach could produce results.
The Russian Question
Moscow may no longer be a superpower, but its revanchist politics are unsettling the international order. How should Donald Trump deal with Vladimir Putin?
Henry Kissinger Will Eat Sh*t and Endorse Hillary Clinton
The ghost of Richard Nixon is back. And he’s mad as hell about the former secretaries of state and the Washington establishment.
Meet the Finalists for the 2016 Lionel Gelber Prize
This year's Lionel Gelber Prize will be awarded on March 1. Read about the finalists here.
The Problem With Kissinger’s World Order
Is there any hope for global cooperation in this new world of interstate and tribal conflict?
Dump Realism. It’s Time For a Conservative Internationalism
It's time to devise a new middle ground foreign policy.
McCain to Protesters: You’re ‘Low-Life Scum’
Code Pink protesters tried to shout down former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Sen. John McCain would have none of it.